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MTC launches competition to help businesses secure technology investment

The Manufacturing Technology Centre’s Liverpool facility is launching a competition aimed at helping businesses in the Liverpool City Region access funds to develop new manufacturing processes and bring cutting-edge products to market. The Win3 competition, launched through the MTC’s Digital Manufacturing Accelerator (DMA) programme, will give successful companies up to …

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MTC launches SME support service in partnership with Lloyds Bank

The Manufacturing Technology Centre and Lloyds Bank have joined forces to offer a wide-ranging package of free support and resources to help UK manufacturing and engineering SMEs embrace innovation, develop their workforce and increase productivity. The new SME Support Service includes advice, guidance and access to additional funding and resources …

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MTC apprentice project to aid lockdown learning

A team of apprentices at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre has redesigned a DIY hydraulic arm kit so an educational charity can continue to reach schoolchildren despite COVID-19 restrictions preventing school visits. Twelve learners undertook the project for the Imagineering Foundation in partnership with engineering experts from the MTC as …

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MTC trials private 5G network for manufacturers

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is to trial a purpose-built private 5G network aimed at helping manufacturers boost productivity. The MTC is launching its 5G capability in partnership with partners West Midlands 5G (WM5G) and Worcestershire 5G (W5G) along with technology partner BT. The private network will be installed at the …

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MTC projects shortlisted in prestigious awards

Collaborative projects being undertaken at the Manufacturing Technology Centre have been shortlisted for the prestigious Collaborate to Innovate awards. The awards celebrate UK-led engineering projects with genuine innovation at their core. MTC projects have been shortlisted in several categories including Aerospace and Defence, Manufacturing Technology and a wild card entry. …

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“Go anywhere” computerised canine arrives at MTC Liverpool

The Manufacturing Technology Centre has taken delivery of two agile robotic dogs as part of MTC Liverpool’s Digital Manufacturing Accelerator programme. Named Spot, the robotic dogs can climb stairs and cross rough terrain which would defeat most robots. Spot – developed by Boston Dynamics, a global leader in mobile robotics …

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MTC in top 100 apprentice employers

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has been named in the prestigious 2020 Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list. The MTC has been listed at number 53 in a national ranking of leading employers of apprentices. The list, compiled by the Department of Education-sponsored Education and Skills Funding Agency, aims to recognise …

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Call for employers to take advantage of new apprentice bonus

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is urging companies to act quickly to take advantage of the Government’s new scheme to pay bonuses to employers who take on apprentices. The MTC, through MTC Apprenticeships based at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre in Coventry, is  offering advice to companies who want to access …

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OAS apprentice applicants at record high

Oxfordshire Advanced Skills has seen a surge in applications from prospective apprentices, with nearly 200 young people looking to join the award-winning programme. Having successfully passed OAS’s rigorous screening process and assessment centre, 80 ambitious candidates are in a talent pool ready to be matched with employers. OAS is now …

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OAS apprentice shortlisted for BAME Apprentice Award

A UK Atomic Energy Authority apprentice at Oxfordshire Advanced Skills is through to the finals of the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Apprentice Awards. Harrison Shirley has been shortlisted in the Engineering and Manufacturing category at the BAME Apprentice Awards, which aim to showcase talent and diversity within BAME communities. …

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